Steller’s (not stellar) Jays

During our trip through various national parks, we came across a lot of wildlife. We love birds (we see so many in our backyard) and our favorite has to be the Steller’s Jay. Their colors are so powerful, and they make really funny and weird sounds. The only western North American jay with a crest…

Snowy Owls from Harry Potter to your Backyard!

The iconic snowy owls, widely known for their appearance in the Harry Potter series, have a threatened environment. Although they can travel as far south as the Gulf of Mexico, their main environment, the area near the Arctic Circle, is being threatened by gradual loss of prey and oil drilling. They are also being poached…